57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Oviedo, Spain
— 1 night
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
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Cannes, France
— 6 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 5 nights
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Montbeliard, France
— 2 nights
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Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
Fly to Brussels Airport, Drive to Lier
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Lier, Belgium
— 1 night
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Bruges, Belgium

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Gravensteen and Groeningemuseum will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Historic Centre of Brugge and Church of Our Lady Bruges for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ghent (St Michael's Bridge, Ghent City Center, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Markt, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and examine the collection at Friet Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges attractions planner.

Floreffe to Bruges is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 5:

Paris, France

— 6 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and The Paris Catacombs are in your itinerary. Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, stop by Montmartre, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip builder website.

Traveling by train from Bruges to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Bruges in August, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oviedo.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 11:

Oviedo, Spain

— 1 night
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, then examine the collection at Museum of Mining and Industry, then examine the collection at Museo y Circuito Fernando Alonso, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel de Lillo.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Oviedo day trip tool.

You can fly from Paris to Oviedo in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Oviedo: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Oviedo

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Hospital de los Venerables, admire the masterpieces at Painter Amalio Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Santa Marta.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Seville trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Oviedo to Seville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Oviedo in August, with highs in Seville at 38°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

Madrid, Spain

— 6 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and Plaza Mayor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Hayedo de Montejo (in Montejo de la Sierra), Chorrera de los Litueros (in Somosierra) and Parque Natural Hayedo de Tejera Negra (in Cantalojas). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

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You can take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Aug 14 — 20:

Cannes, France

— 6 nights

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Vieille Ville and Rue d'Antibes will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musée Marc Chagall and Villa Domergue. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannes: Nice (Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, Colline du Chateau overlook, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee Picasso, pause for some serene contemplation at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance, make a trip to Galerie1414, and step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Cannes trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Cannes takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, you will find days in Cannes are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 26:

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Visit Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Cannes to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Cannes in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Get some cultural insight at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Basilica of Santa Croce. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Fattoria Casa Sola (in Barberino Val d'Elsa), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Palazzo Capponi, look for all kinds of wild species at Crete Senesi, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, Florence is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 5:

Bologna, Italy

— 3 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica San Vitale and Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe. Appreciate the collections at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti and Museo Ferrari. Change things up with these side-trips from Bologna: Ravenna (Archiepiscopal Museum & Mausoleo di Galla Placidia), Modena (Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti & MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari) and Il Villaggio delle Cicogne (in Fosso Ghiaia). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, and make a trip to Piazza Maggiore.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna tour itinerary app.

You can take a train from Florence to Bologna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bologna are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:

Milan, Italy

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Milano and Casa di Giulietta. Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Civic Archaeological Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Milan online trip planner.

You can take a train from Bologna to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Milan, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:

Turin, Italy

— 5 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Visit Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi and Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone for their historical value. Let the collections at Museo Egizio and Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Turin: Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino), Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso (in Aosta). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Centro Recupero Animali Selvatici, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tempio Israelitico, get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, and contemplate the long history of Duomo di Carignano.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Turin travel tool.

Traveling by train from Milan to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Montbeliard.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 17:

Montbeliard, France

— 2 nights
Montbéliard is a city in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France, about 13km from the border with Switzerland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hartmannswillerkopf and Notre-Dame du Chene. You'll explore and learn at Cite de l'Automobile and Cité du Train - Musée français du chemin de fer. Venture out of the city with trips to Chapelle de la Croix du Burn (in Brunstatt), Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut (in Ronchamp) and Ecomusee d'Alsace (in Ungersheim).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Montbeliard trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Turin to Montbeliard takes 6 hours. Traveling from Turin in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Montbeliard, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Montbeliard

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

Strasbourg, France

— 2 nights

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Strasbourg road trip website.

You can drive from Montbeliard to Strasbourg in 2 hours. In September in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lier.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Wineries · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

Lier, Belgium

— 1 night
Lier is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. On the 21st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Zimmer Tower, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof Lier, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gummarus Church, and finally identify plant and animal life at Fort Van Duffel.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lier road trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Strasbourg to Lier with the Route module. September in Lier sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Antwerp.

Things to do in Lier

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:

Antwerp, Belgium

— 1 night
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, then see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Paul's Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Antwerp vacation site.

Traveling by car from Lier to Antwerp takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Grand Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then see the interesting displays at Atomium, and finally see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Brussels online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Brussels takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Brussels are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26: